Tom Campbell: Three words you seldom hear from politicians – Rocky Mount Telegram


The Gate Keeper response: I totally agree. They don’t want to hear them trues. They just lie, lie, lie just like that other guy on the national level!

Three words you almost never hear from politicians is “I was wrong.” I’m not one, but can admit that on the subject of Medicaid expansion I was wrong. Now our legislature should do the same.

When The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010 there were many questions about whether it would stand court tests, how it would be implemented and how well it would work. One of the provisions of ACA or Obamacare was that those with income levels of less than 138 percent of the federal poverty level would be included in the expansion of Medicaid.

Three words you almost never hear from politicians is “I was wrong.” I’m not one, but can admit that on the subject of Medicaid expansion I was wrong. Now our legislature should do the same.

When The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010 there were many questions about whether it would stand court tests, how it would be implemented and how well it would work. One of the provisions of ACA or Obamacare was that those with income levels of less than 138 percent of the federal poverty level would be included in the expansion of Medicaid. (Read more)

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